There are still places left at the workshops and training events that we’re running across Lincolnshire next week for National Maintenance Week, as well as a couple in Dec and the New Year. Anyone who is interested in looking after historic buildings is welcome to attend any of these, which are all free and include lunch and refreshments. Full details and how to book can be found here: http://www.spabmcp.org.uk/events/filter:Lincolnshire.
Please forward this on to anyone who may be interested – everyone’s welcome even if they can only come to part of a session or course.
3rd, 17th and 24th Nov, St Botolph’s, Boston: Housekeeping and Object Conservation
21st Nov, Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle: Introduction to Stone carving
25th Nov, St Peter in Eastgate Church, Lincoln: Caring for Historic Paint Finishes
27th Nov, Algarkirk Village Hall, nr. Boston: Wrapping up for Winter – looking after historic buildings when the weather turns cold
1st Dec, All Saints Church, Winteringham: Heritage Survey Day– similar to a heritage at risk survey
9th Dec, St Peter-at-Gowts Church, Lincoln: Caring for Stained Glass
18th Jan – 8th Feb (4 consecutive Mondays), The Priory, Lincoln: Welcoming Visitors/Open churches, 4 sessions on topics including interpretation, events and marketing, working with local schools and community groups, and generally welcoming people into your historic church or building
20th Feb, St Margaret’s, Thimbleby nr. Horncastle: Heritage Survey Training Day – understanding maintenance and surveying the condition of St Margaret’s church